The Fight For Bala

This documentary by award-winning film directors Rob Stewart and Jonah Bryson examines this community’s determination to stand together and fight against a development they say will irreparably ruin the natural landscape, destroy the tourism industry forever and wreck livelihoods – without providing any benefit to the community.  In an environmental battle that has implications for other small communities in Canada and around the world, there can only be one winner in The Fight for Bala – and one loser.    About the issue The picturesque town of Bala, Ontario is under threat as a private developer intends to destroy the environmentally significant Bala Falls – the iconic tourist attraction located in the heart of their community, and a essential link from area lakes to the... read more
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